BBA

BA (Hons.) in Business Administration

Qualification :
Course Title:
Awarding University:
Duration of Course:
Credits:
BA (Hons.)
Business Administration
University of Bedfordshire (UoB), UK
Three Years ( Full time)
360 (Total for three years)

BBA

Course summary

This course is targeted towards achieving both practical skills and conceptual understanding required for administration and management functions within a host of organizations. It provides
a broad understanding of the role and function of both
management and administration under a range of operating conditions and as such builds for you a contextual and conceptual of the organization as it responds to ever changing conditions. All the basic functional areas that are deemed
to comprise the business discipline – Marketing, Operations, Information Systems, Finance, HRM, Business Policy and Strategy and Change, Economics, Law and Contemporary Issues – are examined over the duration of the course and in the context of contemporary change.
The course aims to deliver conceptual propositions and skills related to:

  • a range of business models, ideas and managerial techniques
  • a number of management theories relevant to different functions of the business
  • a range of suitable examples and contexts to assist you in operating in different business environments.
  • the opportunity to expand upon theoretical constructs into the application of knowledge and its practical implications for the business as a going concern.

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES

The course has been designed to develop graduates who are able to:

  • Perform in an organization effectively with an intelligent pro-active mind-set in a project involving people from different functions in the organization.
  • Be able to network purposefully with stakeholders, external and internal and enhance the success of initiatives within the organization.
  • Show initiative and enterprise in implementing new ideas and technologies in the face of external uncertainty.
  • To have the ability to engage effectively and appropriately, both orally and in writing, with a variety of audiences to analyze a situation to formulate a considered and reflective opinion and to make reasoned and informed recommendations.
  • Work independently on defined business
    problems, suggest appropriate courses of action and evaluate contingent outcomes.
  • Participate in major projects as an effective team member applying specific business skills and techniques creatively.

On completion of this degree, students are likely to progress on to the following areas:

  • Enter the world of business including Finance, Marketing and Operations and Project Management. Many students may work for large multinational organisations but increasingly prefer smaller organisations where there are opportunities to work across a number of functional areas.
  • Further study: Post-graduate study such as Masters course in Business Administration, Business Management and Human Resource Management. Professional courses like ACCA, CIMA, CMI, CIPD, APM, Research degrees.
COURSE STRUCTURE
The Units which make up the course are:
Unit Code Level Credits Unit Name Core/Option
BBS003-1 4 30 Foundations of Business Communications Core
BBS013-1 4 30 Foundations of Business Management Core
AAF002-1 4 15 Financial Accounting for Business Core
MAR001-1 4 15 Principles of Marketing Core
LAW007-1 4 15 Law for Business Managers Core
MAR013-1 4 15 Intercultural Competence in Business Core
SHR018-2 5 30 Human Resource Management and Psychology Core
BSS018-2 5 30 Entrepreneurship and Leadership of Business Ventures Core
BSS019-2 5 15 Business Research Methods Core
AAF024-2 5 30 Economics of International Business Management Core
BSS017-2 5 15 Sustainable Business Management Option
MAR002-2 5 15 Marketing Planning Option
AAF002-2 5 15 Management Accounting for Business Option
BSS007-3 6 30 New Advances in Business Core
SHR004-3   30 Strategic Management Core
BSS042-3 6 15 Management and Administration of Operations Option
BSS043-3 6 15 Management and Administration of Projects Option
MAR004-3 6 30 Global Marketing Option
AAF017-3 6 30 Corporate Finance Option